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Three children struck by vehicle while waiting for school bus

The call came in at 7:49am as the children were waiting at the bus stop.

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Cops: Duluth man throws puppy from balcony

Najee Hasan Wilson was allegedly angry with the pit bull.

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Cops: Man holds up Peachtree Corners dollar store

Gwinnett police on Wednesday asked the public’s help in identifying the man.

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Police seek Little Caesars armed robber

The Buford restaurant was held up on March 25.

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Warrants reveal details on Tucker teen's shooting death

Omar Ezzikouri, 18, armed himself with a rifle to protect his girlfriend, before shooting her, according to the documents.

Winder 9-year-old in critical condition after being shot at home

Mother’s boyfriend shot girl while ‘handling’ gun, sheriff says

The girl was shot by her mother’s boyfriend, who was handling a 9 mm handgun, police said.

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Runaway car strikes owner, neighbor's house | VIDEO

A runaway car took on its owner and a neighbor’s house near Lawrenceville Monday afternoon.

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Cops: Man sets fire to historic Suwanee cemetery 'for a friend'

The damage to the Lockridge Family Cemetery included a number of burned crosses marking graves.

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Gwinnett man, 18, charged in girlfriend’s shooting death

Omar Ezzikouri is charged with felony murder in the death of Jessica Moreno, also 18.

Supreme Court throws out Gwinnett DUI conviction

Conviction stemming from 2012 DUI arrest thrown out because driver didn’t offer “actual consent” to blood test.

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Purported 'Vampire Diaries' worker accused of bribing cops to avoid DUI arrest

Chase Johnson Porter, 26, was arrested Monday and charged with DUI, bribery and a litany of traffic offenses.

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Public safety workers honored at Gwinnett Chamber Valor Awards | VIDEO | PHOTOS

The ceremony, held Thursday at the Gwinnett Center, celebrated acts of bravery and innovation in public safety departments around the county.

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Police seeking suspect in pair of Gwinnett cellphone store burglaries

Local burglaries took place on Jan. 14 and March 16 in Buford and Sugar Hill, respectively.

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Cops: Husband of Auburn daycare owner confessed to molesting six kids

Richard Paltrneri, 64, was arrested last week and reportedly admitted to molesting six children under his wife’s care at the SusanSilly Expressions Pre-School Program, located at 1442 Elliots Lane.

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Police honor Walmart employees for thwarting IRS phone scam

Walmart employees Joe Chadwick and Tasha Newsome helped a customer from falling victim to a phone scam.